Can inappropriate behaviour ever be inspiring?
Banter can knit teams together; shared experience and humour can go a long way to creating a strong sense of team identity and break barriers down between team members.
But it can also create barriers – in a way which erodes confidence and negatively affects motivation and productivity….
The cynical point of view would question whether we need an awareness day to try and encourage people to be nice to each other.
But when you look at statistics around how we treat each other at work, the reason becomes frighteningly clear.